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Humiliated by Success

We are in a moment when the conservative movement is humiliated by the achievements wrung from their electoral success. ~Michael Brendan Dougherty, Surfeited with Dainties

With this line, Michael sums up the situation as succinctly and memorably as anyone I have read on the subject of the state of conservatism today. Read the rest of the post, and go see Michael’s article on James Burnham at Brainwash.

about the author

Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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